Lights go out worldwide for Earth Hour 2009

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Yesterday, the international community joined during Earth Hour 2009, an energy conservation initiative that was started a few years go. In the imagery after the jump, you’ll see some of the world’s most symbolic landmarks kill their light switches.

It’s estimated that roughly 1 billion people from 2,000 towns and cities in 84 different countries joined in the event that took place on Saturday at 8:30 pm local time.

More images after the jump

China Earth Hour 2009

CN Tower Toronto, Canada

Earth Hour 2009 Detroit Skyline

Earth Hour 2009 Madrid, Spain

Earth Hour 2009 Malaysia

Earth Hour 2009 Eiffel Tower

Earth Hour 2009 Sears Tower

Earth Hour 2009 Sweden

Earth Hour 2009 Sydney

Earth Hour 2009 Sydney bridge

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